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Breaking Fashion News: Alexander Wang Is Officially Leaving ‘Balenciaga’ – Hollywood Life

Friday, July 31, 2015

It is a sad, sad day for the fashion world! Alexander Wang is officially leaving the iconic brand, ‘Balenciaga.’ The brand confirmed on July 29, that the designer and brand made a joint decision to not renew Wang’s contract. Find out all the details here. Alexander Wang, 31, has been the creative director of the famed fashion house, Balenciaga, since 2012, and sadly he has decided to officially part with…

Inside the wardrobes of the world’s most fashion-forward princesses – Daily Mail

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Duchess of Cambridge is known for her effortlessly on-point style  Other princesses are more daring and experimental with their look  Thailand’s Princess Sirivannavari and Greece’s Princess Tatiana applauded By Sarah Barns For Mailonline Published: 03:53 EST, 31 July 2015 | Updated: 05:22 EST, 31 July 2015 76 View comments Forget the Duchess of Cambridge’s nude L.K. Bennett heels and pristine Alexander McQueen tailored dresses – these princesses have ripped up…

‘Structured journalism’ offers readers a different kind of story experience – Columbia Journalism Review

Friday, July 31, 2015

It happens thousands of times a day. A journalist gets an assignment, reports out the story, over days or even months, and then sits down to the process of writing—struggling over the lede, debating how to structure the piece, and then crafting the most impactful, poignant story possible. Once published, the story might be accessible on various platforms and devices, but there is only one way to interact with the…

Report: Spain’s Google Tax A Disaster For Newspapers, Internet Innovation – Search Engine Land

Friday, July 31, 2015

Call it one of the most egregious examples of unintended consequences. The effort of the Spanish newspaper association and Spanish government to get Google to subsidize Spanish news publishers with a mandatory link tax (under the the guise of copyright fees) is a massive disaster — for publishers, for the Spanish internet and for innovation in the country. Here’s the history: the Spanish Newspaper Publishers Association successfully convinced Spanish lawmakers in late…

I Went to Monsanto’s Controversial Journalism Bootcamp – Eater

Friday, July 31, 2015

On a recent Sunday evening, Lisa Marsh Ryerson, president of the AARP Foundation, gave what seemed like a benign lecture to 20 journalists in a St. Louis conference room. The topic was hunger and the elderly; at the end, Ryerson asked if her speech was helpful. Our reaction was stark — a wave of noncommittal murmurs, followed by a smatter of applause. No one had liked the speech. This crowd…

Here’s today’s depressing chart about the state of journalism – Washington Post

Friday, July 31, 2015

Journalism, as you may have picked up of late, is not exactly a growth industry. This chart, built by our own Philip Bump using data from ASNE’s 2015 newsroom census, shows that reality rather starkly. Here are the raw numbers: In 2014, the workforce at daily newspapers in the United States was 36,700.  In 2015, it’s 32,900.  That’s a 10 percent drop –in one year! (You can see all the…

George Osborne under pressure to reveal if meeting with Rupert Murdoch … – The Independent

Friday, July 31, 2015

Whitehall speculation about the alleged meeting – which would raise fresh questions about the closeness of the  relationship between the Conservatives and the Murdoch empire – has prompted Labour to write to Mr Osborne demanding he release full details of his contact with the News Corp boss. Sources told The Independent that the Chancellor is said to have met Mr Murdoch shortly before the BBC’s Director-General, Lord Hall, was informed…

Get a look at Melissa McCarthy’s fierce fashion for all – USA TODAY

Friday, July 31, 2015

Here are the first shots from Melissa McCarthy’s fashion line http://t.co/OPEKh9RAo7 pic.twitter.com/gw3k8aGbjL — BuzzFeed Style (@BuzzFeedFashion) July 29, 2015 These are almost better than that Jon Stewart dress. Melissa McCarthy debuted duds for her brand, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, in Vogue and chatted with the magazine about her line. Some days I want to be prim and proper, and others I want to be in a band. I lost the ability to do that with…

Fashion police: Anti-drug activists decry clothing company’s products – NJ.com

Friday, July 31, 2015

BLACKWOOD — Cough syrup with codeine, Jolly Ranchers for taste and Sprite to mix; it doesn’t take much to make the mind-altering drink known as “lean.” However, the emblazoned logos of those three ingredients and other pharmaceutical drugs on a clothing brand’s line of products has drawn the ire of anti-drug activists in South Jersey and Pennsylvania. The people behind California-based Urban Stash Spot Clothing — two brothers and a friend…

Fashion police: Anti-drug activists decry clothing company’s products – NJ.com

Friday, July 31, 2015

BLACKWOOD — Cough syrup with codeine, Jolly Ranchers for taste and Sprite to mix; it doesn’t take much to make the mind-altering drink known as “lean.” However, the emblazoned logos of those three ingredients and other pharmaceutical drugs on a clothing brand’s line of products has drawn the ire of anti-drug activists in South Jersey and Pennsylvania. The people behind California-based Urban Stash Spot Clothing — two brothers and a friend…

Get a look at Melissa McCarthy’s fierce fashion for all – USA TODAY

Friday, July 31, 2015

Here are the first shots from Melissa McCarthy’s fashion line http://t.co/OPEKh9RAo7 pic.twitter.com/gw3k8aGbjL — BuzzFeed Style (@BuzzFeedFashion) July 29, 2015 These are almost better than that Jon Stewart dress. Melissa McCarthy debuted duds for her brand, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, in Vogue and chatted with the magazine about her line. Some days I want to be prim and proper, and others I want to be in a band. I lost the ability to do that with…

Get a look at Melissa McCarthy’s fierce fashion for all – USA TODAY

Friday, July 31, 2015

Here are the first shots from Melissa McCarthy’s fashion line http://t.co/OPEKh9RAo7 pic.twitter.com/gw3k8aGbjL — BuzzFeed Style (@BuzzFeedFashion) July 29, 2015 These are almost better than that Jon Stewart dress. Melissa McCarthy debuted duds for her brand, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, in Vogue and chatted with the magazine about her line. Some days I want to be prim and proper, and others I want to be in a band. I lost the ability to do that with…

Fashion police: Anti-drug activists decry clothing company’s products – NJ.com

Friday, July 31, 2015

BLACKWOOD — Cough syrup with codeine, Jolly Ranchers for taste and Sprite to mix; it doesn’t take much to make the mind-altering drink known as “lean.” However, the emblazoned logos of those three ingredients and other pharmaceutical drugs on a clothing brand’s line of products has drawn the ire of anti-drug activists in South Jersey and Pennsylvania. The people behind California-based Urban Stash Spot Clothing — two brothers and a friend…

Get a look at Melissa McCarthy’s fierce fashion for all – USA TODAY

Friday, July 31, 2015

Here are the first shots from Melissa McCarthy’s fashion line http://t.co/OPEKh9RAo7 pic.twitter.com/gw3k8aGbjL — BuzzFeed Style (@BuzzFeedFashion) July 29, 2015 These are almost better than that Jon Stewart dress. Melissa McCarthy debuted duds for her brand, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, in Vogue and chatted with the magazine about her line. Some days I want to be prim and proper, and others I want to be in a band. I lost the ability to do that with…

Fashion police: Anti-drug activists decry clothing company’s products – NJ.com

Friday, July 31, 2015

BLACKWOOD — Cough syrup with codeine, Jolly Ranchers for taste and Sprite to mix; it doesn’t take much to make the mind-altering drink known as “lean.” However, the emblazoned logos of those three ingredients and other pharmaceutical drugs on a clothing brand’s line of products has drawn the ire of anti-drug activists in South Jersey and Pennsylvania. The people behind California-based Urban Stash Spot Clothing — two brothers and a friend…

Free clothing to be handed out Saturday – Appleton Post Crescent

Friday, July 31, 2015

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Fashion World Reacts to the Killing of Cecil – New York Times

Friday, July 31, 2015

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Anne Heche on her ‘drop-dead gorgeous’ new fashion-centric drama – Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Friday, July 31, 2015

Anne Heche — who co-created and produced 2014’s Bad Judge — is returning to the TV world as an executive producer on Icon, a potential NBC drama about modeling in the late ’70s and early ’80s, alongside husband James Tupper and Cindy Crawford — and she can’t wait to give viewers a peek into that world. “The war was over, feminism was booming, women were embracing their beauty, and it was the first time there were supermodels,” Heche…

Report: Spain’s Google Tax A Disaster For Newspapers, Internet Innovation – Search Engine Land

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Call it one of the most egregious examples of unintended consequences. The effort of the Spanish newspaper association and Spanish government to get Google to subsidize Spanish news publishers with a mandatory link tax (under the the guise of copyright fees) is a massive disaster — for publishers, for the Spanish internet and for innovation in the country. Here’s the history: the Spanish Newspaper Publishers Association successfully convinced Spanish lawmakers in late…

I Went to Monsanto’s Controversial Journalism Bootcamp – Eater

Thursday, July 30, 2015

On a recent Sunday evening, Lisa Marsh Ryerson, president of the AARP Foundation, gave what seemed like a benign lecture to 20 journalists in a St. Louis conference room. The topic was hunger and the elderly; at the end, Ryerson asked if her speech was helpful. Our reaction was stark — a wave of noncommittal murmurs, followed by a smatter of applause. No one had liked the speech. This crowd…